coding DNA


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Noun1.coding DNA - sequence of a gene's DNA that transcribes into protein structures; "exons are interspersed with introns"
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
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The team found that this process was driven by ancient transposons--stretches of nonprotein coding DNA that can change their position within the genome.
ACE Exome compared favorably in "covering" coding DNA bases, at 99% on average (to a depth of 25 or more times), in 31 of 37 of reported genes, compared to 15 / 37 by whole genome sequencing and 13 or 14 / 37 by two standard exome platforms.
17, 2014) (giving an animated representation of the difference between coding DNA and non-coding DNA).